• The nearest airport to the contest (Las Cruces, NM) is El Paso, Texas (ELP).
    Address: 6701 Convair Rd, El Paso, TX 79925. Approximately 60 miles SE of Las Cruces.
  • If you are flying in, it may be less expensive to fly in to Albuquerque, NM and drive to Las Cruces (~3-hour drive).
  • If you would like to take your team to the Grand Canyon while you’re in the West, flying into Phoenix Arizona is a good choice. (some schools like to do this).
  • Travel time from ELP airport (El Paso) to Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum  (56 minutes).
  • Travel time from ELP airport (El Paso) to hotels (Approx. 65 minutes).

Rental Vehicles

Rental vehicles are available through major car rental companies at the El Paso International Airport and in Las Cruces.


Local Transportation

Las Cruces Transportation (2222 South Valley Dr., Las Cruces, NM 88005).

  • Shuttle between the El Paso Airport and Las Cruces.
  • Taxi services

Shuttle Toll Free: 1.800.288.1784
Shuttle Local: 1.575.525.1784
Taxi: 1.575.524.TAXI (8294)
Fax: 575.525.9588



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